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Guide to Odense ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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History[edit | edit source]

Odense County is a former province in Denmark, located on the northern half of the island of Funen in central Denmark. Odense County was established in 1806 and abolished in 1970 when it merged with Svendborg County forming the new Funen County. You can find more information in the Wikipedia article Odense County

Archives, Societies, and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Many records from places in Odense County are held by the Danish State Archives in Odense. Records are also available from the State Archives' website ArkivalierOnline.

The Odense city archives has an online database named OdenseDatabasen, containing Persons and properties in Odense 1740-1921.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Districts[edit | edit source]

  • Bjerge Herred
  • Båg Herred
  • Lunde Herred
  • Odense Herred
  • Skam Herred
  • Skovby Herred
  • Vends Herred
  • Åsum Herred

How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Information[edit | edit source]

Instructions for finding records are found on the individual parish pages, linked to the clickable map and parish list below. .


Parishes[edit | edit source]

Middelfart CityStrib-RøjleskovVejlbyRorslevKavslundeGamborgUdbyFønsNørre ÅbyAsperupBrenderupIngslevBalslevEjbyHarndrupFjelstedØrslevHusbyGelstedRørupBågøOreSkovbyBogense CityHårslevGuldbjergNørre SandagerEjbyMelbySærslevSøndersøVigerslevVeflingeKlinteKrogsbølleGrindløseNørre NæråBederslevKrogsbølleUggerslevSkambyNorupHjadstrupOtterupSkebyØstrupLundeLumbyAlleseStubberupVibyDalbyMesingeKerteminde CityDrigstrupMunkeboAgedrupKølstrupRevningeRynkebyMarslevBirkendeSedenÅsumNæsbyhoved BrobyNæsbyhoved BrobyTrøstrup KorupPårupOdenseFraugdeDavindeRønningeRolstedSønder NæråAllerupHøjbyNørre SøbyNørre LyndelseDalumStenløseSanderumUbberudVissenbjergTommerupBrylleBrændekildeBellingeFangelVerningeTanderupKerteSkydebjergOrteØrstedSandagerBarløseHolevadTurupVedtofteSøllestedKøngGamtofteSøbyAssens CityKærumSønderbyFlemløseHårbyDresletteHelnæsOdense Map.jpg

Map of parishes

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]


Estates[edit | edit source]

  • Billesbølle
  • Billeshave
  • Billeskov
  • Bispestolens
  • Brahesborg
  • Brahesholm
  • Bramstrup
  • Broløkke
  • Bubelgård
  • Christiansdal
  • Dallund
  • De Kateketiske Skolers
  • Einsidelsborg
  • Ellensborg
  • Elvedgård
  • Erholm-Søndergårde
  • Flenstofte
  • Fraudegård
  • Frederiksgave
  • Gråbrødre hospitals
  • Gyldensten
  • Harritslevgård
  • Hellerup
  • Hindsgavl
  • Hofmansgave
  • Hollufgård
  • Holsegård
  • Huggetgård
  • Hverringe
  • Jensgård
  • Jerstrup
  • Kejrupgård
  • Kjærsgård
  • Kærsgård
  • Kørup
  • Langesø
  • Lundsgård
  • Lykkesborg
  • Løgismose
  • Margård
  • Nislevgård
  • Nyfæste
  • Odense amtsforvalters
  • Odense Gråbrødre Hospitals
  • Odense Katedralskoles
  • Oregård
  • Peter Eilschous
  • Ravnholt
  • Roepstorff
  • Rosenvold
  • Ruggård
  • Rønnemosegård
  • Rønningesøgård
  • Sanderumgård
  • Scheelenborg
  • Scheelenborg og Broløkke
  • Selleberg
  • Skovgårde
  • Skovsbo
  • Søbo
  • Søby Søgård
  • Søbysøgård
  • Søholm
  • Søndergårde
  • Tarupgård
  • Torpegård
  • Uggerslevgård
  • Ulriksholm
  • Vejrupgård
  • Wedellsborg
  • Ørritslevgård
  • Østergård
  • Østrupgård
  • Åløkkegård